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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172460
Last updated: 18 August 2021
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Date:23-DEC-2014
Time:c. 10:15
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-823 (WL)
Owner/operator:American Airlines
Registration: N822NN
MSN: 31085/3149
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 149
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA) -   United States of America
Phase: Pushback / towing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, TX (DFW/KDFW)
Destination airport:New York-La Guardia Airport, NY (LGA/KLGA)
Narrative:
Southwest Airlines flight WN449, a Boeing 737-7H4 (WL), was on the taxiway at New York-La Guardia Airport when the left hand winglet was severed by an American Airlines Boeing 737-823 (WL).
The American Airlines 737, registration N822NN, had arrived from Dallas, Texas as flight AA1104 and was being towed to the gate when the incident happened.
According to the Port Authority website, AA1104 arrived at gate D7.

Sources:

https://mashable.com/2014/12/23/southwest-plane-clipped/

Media:


Images:

Photo of N822NN courtesy AirHistory.net


Miami - International (KMIA / MIA)
4 March 2016; (c) Gerard Helmer

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Dec-2014 17:41 harro Added
23-Dec-2014 17:45 harro Updated [Time, Operator, Departure airport, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Dec-2014 17:49 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total occupants, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
23-Dec-2014 18:55 harro Updated [Nature, Embed code, Narrative]

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